Blocked Drains Sunshine Coast

Blocked Drains Solutions

Blocked drains can be an inconvenience for homeowners and businesses alike. They can disrupt daily routines, cause unpleasant odours and even lead to property damage if not addressed promptly. At FlowWise, we have been at the forefront of providing efficient and innovative solutions to tackle blocked drains on the Sunshine Coast. Here, we will take a look into the world of blocked drains, offering insights, tips and the benefits of choosing local expertise.

  • Understanding the Causes: Blocked drains can result from various factors. Common culprits include accumulated hair, grease, foreign objects, tree roots and even mineral buildup. Regular maintenance and being cautious about what goes down the drain can prevent many of these blockages.
  • The No-Dig Approach: Traditional methods of fixing blocked drains often involved extensive digging, which was time-consuming, disruptive and costly. At FlowWise, we use cutting-edge camera technology and equipment to pinpoint the exact location of the blockage. This no-dig approach is not only efficient but also environmentally friendly, minimising the impact on the surrounding landscape.
  • Benefits of Choosing Local Expertise: Opting for a local plumber like FlowWise has its advantages. Our proximity helps ensure a faster response.
  • Addressing Customer Concerns: One of the primary concerns customers have is the potential damage to their property. With FlowWise’s no-dig technology, this concern is removed. The method ensures minimal disruption to your property and daily life. Moreover, our team is always ready to address any queries or concerns, helping ensure customers are well-informed and comfortable with the process.

Thus, blocked drains, while common, can be efficiently managed with the right expertise and technology. Whether it’s a minor blockage or a more complex issue, residents of the Sunshine Coast can rest assured that they’re in capable hands with FlowWise.

Blocked Drain Repair Without Digging

FlowWise are blocked drain specialists servicing the entire Sunshine Coast.

We are qualified professional plumbers with over 18 years of experience fixing all types of blocked drains across the Sunshine Coast.

We fix blocked drains in your home or around your property without digging.

We use specialised equipment and camera technology that enables us to identify the blockage, location, and fix it fast without digging.

As this technology allows us to fix the issue quickly, this not only saves you time and money, it also has minimal impact on your home life or family.

We understand the problems of a blocked drain and we do everything we can to ensure the blockage is cleared as soon as possible.

Call us 07 5445 4276 today for a no obligation free quote.

Blocked Drains Services

  • CCTV camera inspection – we will show you exactly what is causing your blockage
  • High pressure cleaning – our jetter ensures we leave the inside of your drain like new, cutting through roots, tough debris and removing grease with ease
  • Pipe and problem location – we can pinpoint the exact location of your problem and can accurately mark the spot for effective repair
  • Clean and disinfect the area free of charge, ensuring that we leave the contaminated area germ free, clean, and smelling fresh
  • Provide work reports, honest recommendations and free quotes if further work is required.

Flowwise also provides advance pipe relining services, repairing pipes using our no dig repair incorporating the latest technology and specialised equipment.

Or see our commercial services for all businesses and projects.

Covering All Drain Types On The Sunshine Coast

If you have a blocked drain on the Sunshine Coast, contact Flowwise for a comprehensive and affordable drain repair service that you can trust. We provide expert advice and assistance for a range of drain types, including:

  • Domestic & commercial plumbing
  • Sewer lines
  • Stormwater drains
  • Subsurface draining systems
  • Gutter & downspout systems
  • Plumbing pipes
  • Swale drains
  • Trench drains
  • French drains
  • Point drains

Drain Clearing

A blocked drain can result from a number of factors, including a build-up of hair, toilet paper, soap or even tree roots growing into your pipes. At Flowwise, we utilise the latest technology to diagnose and clear blockages from your drains, allowing your water to run freely again. Our CCTV cameras can identify the exact cause and location of the blockage, so we can provide targeted treatment to relieve your drains.

Drain Cleaning

Keeping your drains clean and clear is essential for ensuring their functionality and preventing damage to your plumbing system. Flowwise provides homes and businesses across the Sunshine Coast with professional drain cleaning services. We are equipped with high-quality equipment, such as a pressure jet, to effectively remove grease, tree roots and more from your drains, without damaging the lining of your pipes. We can also administer disinfectant to your drains, eliminating odours and bacteria from encroaching into your home or business.

Annual Maintenance Program

Flowwise has developed their unique Annual Maintenance Program, keeping your home and family safe throughout the year and for when our storm season hits.

All you have to do is book your annual maintenance program and we take care of the rest.

Blocked Drain Specialists


No digging

High pressure drain clearing and cleaning
CCTV camera inspections and reports
Cost effective solution
Problem location and identification
Minimal disruption
Fully licenced and reliable service
Fix issue fast
Honest recommendations if further work is required
Work guarantee
Free quotes
Annual maintenance program

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does drain unblocking take?

For fairly moderate blockages, we should have the job sorted out in around an hour. If the problem is bigger or more serious, however, it could take a bit longer as we want to ensure that your drain is entirely unblocked and that the area is left completely cleared and disinfected. It will be like nothing ever happened!

How can I avoid my drains from getting clogged again?

The best way to make sure your drains stay clear is to avoid putting non-dissolvable items down them. This includes sanitary items, makeup wipes, medication and dental floss. When it comes to kitchen drains, avoid pouring oil or tipping food into them and instead scrape any leftovers into the bin. This can greatly help to avoid stodgy buildups which will get worse over time and will eventually have to be removed.

How do I know if my drain needs unblocking?

Some of the signs that your drains need unblocking include a high water level in your toilet or a sink that seems to drain more slowly than it used to. Some less obvious signs that you need to get your drains cleared can be water bubbling out of the drains, notably bad smells coming from drain covers or a gurgling noise coming from your piping. If you notice any of these, your best plan of action is to contact us straight away, since the sooner we can fix the problem, the less damage the blockage will do to your property.

What should I do if I have a blocked drain?

If you have a blocked drain, it’s recommended that you seek the help of a professional plumber. Attempting to clear the blockage yourself may cause further damage to your pipes and worsen the problem. You can contact FlowWise Plumbing and Drainage for a reliable and efficient solution to your blocked drain.

Will unblocking my drain cause any damage to my pipes?

Professional plumbers use a range of techniques and tools to unblock drains without causing any damage to your pipes. At FlowWise Plumbing and Drainage, we use high-pressure water jetting and CCTV drain inspections to clear blockages and identify any potential issues with your pipes.

How often should I get my drains cleaned?

It’s recommended that you get your drains cleaned at least once a year to prevent blockages and maintain the health of your pipes. However, the frequency of drain cleaning may depend on factors such as the age of your pipes, the type of plumbing system you have and the amount of use your drains get. Our expert plumbers can provide you with tailored advice on the best cleaning schedule for your specific needs.

Do you offer emergency blocked drain services?

Yes, we offer emergency blocked drain services 24/7. We understand that blocked drains can cause significant inconvenience and damage to your property, which is why we provide prompt and efficient services to resolve the issue as soon as possible. For emergencies that occur outside of business hours, please call 0414 452 400.

What happens if the blockage cannot be cleared?

In some cases, blockages may be too severe or located in hard-to-reach areas of your pipes, making them difficult to clear. If this is the case, our plumbers may need to excavate and repair or replace the affected pipes. We’ll discuss all options with you and provide transparent pricing before any work is undertaken.

How long have you been in the plumbing industry?

At FlowWise, we boast over 18 years of experience in the plumbing industry. During this time, we’ve tackled all types of blocked drains across the Sunshine Coast, helping to ensure our customers receive top-notch service. If you’re facing any plumbing challenges or need expert advice, don’t hesitate to reach out. Contact us today and let our experienced team provide you with the best solutions for your plumbing needs.

Do I need to worry about my garden or driveway being dug up when you fix a blocked drain?

No, you don’t. One of the standout features of our service is our no-dig approach. We use specialised equipment and camera technology to identify and fix blockages without the need for digging. This means minimal disruption to your property and surroundings. If you’re looking for a hassle-free solution to your plumbing issues, reach out to us and experience the benefits of our innovative no-dig approach firsthand.

How does your technology benefit me as a customer?

Our advanced technology, including camera equipment, allows us to quickly identify and fix blockages. This swift approach not only saves you time but also money. Additionally, since we don’t need to dig up your property, there’s minimal impact on your daily life and family. Contact us today and let us take care of your plumbing needs.

Apart from blocked drains, do you offer any other services?

Yes, at FlowWise, we provide advanced pipe relining services. We repair pipes using our no-dig approach, which incorporates the latest technology and equipment. We also offer commercial services tailored for businesses and larger projects.

Complete Blocked Drain Solutions

Servicing the South East Queensland region

What our customers are saying


"Thank you to Justin and the Flowwise team for their valuable information and professional manner. I highly recommend Flowwise!"

Pat Plowman
Les Beaches Body Corporate


"I found Flowwise to be punctual, hard working, knowledgable and personable."

Jarrod Hogan
Storming Normans Carpentry


"I recently had a problem with my drains. I rang Flowwise and they were there in a flash - sorted my drains out very quickly and inexpensively. I am very happy and I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone - ever! Thank you guys so much!"

Christine Rule
Home owner, Sunshine Coast


"Massive thanks to Justin and the boys from Flowwise. Prompt and reliable service with fantastic results! Highly recommend!"

Shay McInerney
Home owner, Sunshine Coast

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